LME:LEARN - Large Marine Ecosystems

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04 Dec 2018 by eve - manual - English Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Approach Toolkit (2018)
Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) Projects are, by definition, “strategic” projects because they cover large territorial areas, involve many stakeholders at different levels and deal with the multiplicity of thematic subjects.
19 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 5: Regional Ocean Governance Platform - draft proposal (Trumbic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Ivica Trumbic, GEF LME:LEARN
19 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 6: UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (Ryabinin, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Vladimir Ryabinin, IOC/UNESCO.
16 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 1: Implementation of the ecosystem approach in the Adriatic through marine spatial planning (Markovic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Marina Markovic, PAP/RAC.
16 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 3: Presentation of the LME:LEARN Toolkits’ Platform (Trumbic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Ivica Trumbic, GEF LME: LEARN.
16 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 3: Demonstration exercise using the toolkits platform. Participants will break into several groups (Degger, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Natalie Degger, GEF LME/IW:LEARN.
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Sea sick? Setting targets to assess ocean health and ecosystem services (2012)
The benefits provided by a healthy ocean are receiving increasing attention in policy and management spheres. A fundamental challenge with assessing ocean health and ecosystem services is that we lack a scientific framework for expressing ecosyste...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English The Ecosystem Approach in Maritime Spatial Planning (2017)
There is a lot of talk about the Ecosystem Approach, or as called in the EU-directives “an Ecosystem Based Approach”, in Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP). Many have heard its name but few have actually seen it. And those who have cannot really be s...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English BUILDING SITE BASED SCENARIOS: TOOLS AND APPROACHES FOR IMPLEMENTATION IN THE VALMER PROJECT
The way we make decisions relating to the coastal and marine environment has seen a gradual change over a number of years and the involvement of people and those affected by the decisions has become more prominent. One way of involving stakeholder...
03 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Regional Cooperation in Ecosystem-based Management in the Seas of East Asia: The Partnership Approach (2006)
PEMSEA has adopted the concept of ecosystem-based management for river basins, estuaries and coastal seas in the region through the application of integrated and adaptive management approaches in addressing pollution, loss of habitats and biodiver...
28 Aug 2018 by eve - publication - English Sustainability, biomass yields, and health of coastal ecosystems: an ecological perspective (1994)
The sustainability, health and biomass ylelds of marine resources can be enhanced by the implementation of a more holistic and ecologically based strategy for assessing, monitoring, and managing coastal ecosystems than has been generally practice...
28 Aug 2018 by eve - presentation - English Regional Cooperation in Ecosystem-based Management in the Seas of East Asia: The Partnership Approach (2006)
PEMSEA has adopted the concept of ecosystem-based management for river basins, estuaries and coastal seas in the region through the application of integrated and adaptive management approaches in addressing pollution, loss of habitats and biodiver...
27 Aug 2018 by eve - publication - English Strengthening global governance of Large Marine Ecosystems by incorporating coastal management and Marine Protected Areas (2016)
After 20 years of programming GEF International Waters (IW) LME projects, it is time to assemble experiences and promote learning and capacity building among the projects in the LME portfolio. This review is focused on strengthening the multi-scal...
27 Aug 2018 by eve - manual - English Marine Spatial Planning: a step-by-step approach toward ecosystem-based management. IOC Manual and Guides no. 53 (2009)
During recent years, marine spatial planning (MSP) has been the focus of considerable interest throughout the world, particularly in heavily used marine areas. MSP offers countries an operational framework to maintain the value of their marine bio...
30 Apr 2018 by eve - outreach-material - English Strengthening the GEF Marine and Coastal portfolio - GEF LME:LEARN Services brochure
A key element of improved ocean governance is mainstreaming cooperation and coordination between Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) and Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) projects with ove...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication The Large Marine Ecosystem approach: Application of an integrated, modular strategy in projects supported by the Global Environment Facility (2014)
This paper describes the utility and application of a methodology for monitoring, assessing and managing Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) that has been applied in projects receiving financial assistance from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) ove...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Ecosystem-Based Management in the Arctic Ocean: A Multi-Level Spatial Approach (2008)
Ecosystem-based management (EBM) first requires the identification of spatial units capturing the ecosystem structure and functions. To this end, the Arctic Council has adopted the Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) framework. Ecosystem experts have ide...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Ecosystem Management and Its Application to Large Marine Ecosystems: Science, Law, and Politics (2004)
This article discusses the implications of ecosystem management and its application to large marine ecosystems (LMEs) from a scientific, legal, and political perspective. It explores the meaning of ecosystem management and its implications for int...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication From Coast to Coast CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF TRANSBOUNDARY MANAGEMENT OF OUR SHARED OCEANS
This publication highlights how the GEF has worked with partners to improve ocean governance by working across nations to promote ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries and other marine and coastal resources, protect coastal habitats from land ba...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services (2006)
Authors: Boris Worm, Edward B. Barbier, Nicola Beaumont, J. Emmett Duffy, Carl Folke, Benjamin S. Halpern, Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Heike K. Lotze, Fiorenza Micheli, Stephen R. Palumbi, Enric Sala, Kimberley A. Selkoe, John Human-dominated marine ec...

 

 

 

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